Hilary Benn Portrait

Hilary Benn

Labour - Leeds Central


Oral Question
Thursday 11th March 2021
10:15
Department for Transport
Topical Question No. 19
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Speeches
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Yemen: Aid Funding

The Minister referred to the humanitarian aid that the UK has already given to Yemen, which we recognise, but I …

Written Answers
Thursday 4th March 2021
Members: Correspondence
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to reply to the correspondence from the hon. Member for …
Early Day Motions
Monday 12th October 2020
St George’s Crypt 90th Anniversary
That this House congratulates St George’s Crypt in Leeds on 90 years of service to the homeless and disadvantaged; notes …
Bills
Wednesday 4th September 2019
European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019
A Bill to make further provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.
Tweets
Friday 5th March 2021
15:05
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part-owner of house and small nature reserve in Essex: (i). (Updated 24 November 2014)
EDM signed
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Political and security situation in Myanmar
That this House condemns the military coup in Myanmar (Burma); demands the immediate release of all political prisoners; extends solidarity …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 2nd April 2019
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019
A Bill to make provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.

Debate information

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Significant Leeds Central Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
112,025
Petition Closed

Allow Premier League and Championship football clubs to introduce safe standing

Gov Responded - 3 May 2018 Debated on - 25 Jun 2018 View Hilary Benn's petition debate contributions
8 Jun 2018
closed 2 years, 9 months ago

Safe Standing offers a much safer alternative to fans who wish to stand, rather than sit at football matches. After the highly successful introduction to rail seating at Celtic Park, as well as numerous Bundesliga clubs, many football fans feel that laws preventing standing areas should be relaxed.


Most recent EDMs signed by Hilary Benn

Date Tabled Title Signatures
24 Feb 2021
Hilary Benn signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Political and security situation in Myanmar

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House condemns the military coup in Myanmar (Burma); demands the immediate release of all political prisoners; extends solidarity to fellow Members of Parliament who have been denied the right to exercise their democratically elected mandate; welcomes the establishment by Parliamentarians of representative committees from national, regional and state …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
8 Feb 2021
Hilary Benn signed this EDM on Monday 1st March 2021

Intellectual property and covid-19 response

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House considers nobody is safe until we are all safe from covid-19; believes all policy tools should be deployed to address the global crisis around access to covid-19 vaccines, treatments, diagnostics and equipment; notes that the head of the World Health Organization warns we face a catastrophic moral …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 24
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

7 Urgent Questions tabled by Hilary Benn

Date Forum Title
1 Oct 2019 Commons Chamber Irish Border: Customs Arrangements
19 Mar 2018 Commons Chamber Leaving the EU: UK Ports (Customs)
5 Sep 2016 Commons Chamber Humanitarian Law (Yemen)
15 Mar 2016 Commons Chamber Syria: Russian Redeployment and the Peace Process
28 Jan 2016 Commons Chamber Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
18 Dec 2013 Commons Chamber Local Government Finance
8 Dec 2011 Commons Chamber Core Cities

Hilary Benn has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Hilary Benn


A Bill to make further provision in connection with the period for negotiations for withdrawing from the European Union.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 9th September 2019 and was enacted into law.


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